September 17, 2018

The Medical Device Authority of Malaysia is pleased to announce that the 23rd AHWP Annual Meeting this year will be held at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 22-25 October 2018.

The Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) was established in 1999 as a voluntary non-profit organization of 30 national regulators of member countries and regions as well as industry members with a goal to promote regulatory harmonization on Medical Device regulations in Asia and other regions in accordance with the guidance issued by IMDRF (International Medical Device Regulators Forums).

Its goals are to study and recommend ways to harmonize medical device regulations in the Asian and other region and to work in coordination with the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and other related international organizations aiming at establishing harmonized requirements, procedures and standards. It has made tremendous progress to present efficient ways for medical device regulations and international regulatory harmonization.

In this year’s 23rd AHWP Annual Meeting, more discourses will be held on strategic tracks to accelerate medical device regulatory convergence through promotion of an efficient and effective regulatory model for medical devices.

The expected delegates for this convention will include regulators from more than 30 countries along with officials from US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), European Union (EU), World Health Organization (WHO) and international as well as national industry representatives and heads.

Interested participants may register online through the 23rd AHWP Annual Meeting Registration link available at MEDEX Expo’s Official Event Website. Participants may also fill in the attached Registration Form found in the above link, and email the filled Registration Form with the proof of payment to as addressed in the registration form. Early Bird registration is up to 15 September 2018.


23rd AHWP Annual Meeting Date and Venue Announcement